Saturday, August 29, 2009

Edit Icons and Cursors in Paint.NET

Evan's Freeware Site has a plugin for Paint.NET that enables editing Windows icon and cursor files.

Wednesday, August 26, 2009


Squid is a caching proxy for the Web supporting HTTP, HTTPS, FTP, and more. It reduces bandwidth and improves response times by caching and reusing frequently-requested web pages.

Squid offers a rich access control, authorization and logging environment to develop web proxy and content serving applications.

Squid User's Guide



Tuesday, August 25, 2009

Hanselminutes 176

Hanselminutes 176
Udi Dahan is an Enterprise Development Expert and also the author of NServiceBus. Udi educates Scott on how a service bus works, and how it fits into a world of brokers, workflows and services.

Udi Dahan


Monday, August 24, 2009 - Getting Started:
"Using our observatories to take your own astronomy images is easy! Once you have registered and purchased credits, simply book a telescope, connect to the observatory and start controlling: point the telescope at objects such as galaxies, nebula, binary stars and take pictures."

Thursday, August 20, 2009

Groovy and Grails

Groovy and Grails - Java | SpringSource:
"The combination of Groovy and Grails offers productivity benefits rivaling Ruby on Rails, but on the proven, scalable, and seamlessly integrated Java platform."

We need a history lesson about Nazis

We need a history lesson about Nazis - Leonard Pitts Jr. -
"It's important to remember that the Nazis are passing out of living memory; U.S. soldiers of that era are said to be dying at the rate of 1,200 a day. Which makes it too easy, I think, for a nation of notorious historical illiteracy to remake the Nazis as some kind of all-purpose bogeymen for slandering political enemies and scoring cheap rhetorical points."

Monday, August 17, 2009


Hanselminutes 175 - Scott Hanselman interviews Jeff Atwood.


CruiseControl (did a quick search but didn't find if it is CruiseControl or CC.NET that Jeff uses).

LINQ to SQL (database as model)


DotNetOpenAuth - .NET OpenID

Post/Redirect/Get model (2)

"Bad neighborhood in the code."

YSlow (see also Best Practices for Speeding Up Your Web Site)

Minify: YUI Compressor (see also JSMin)

Scott likes the idea if a Content Delivery Network, Jeff not so much.

Gravatar caching: 1, 2, 3

What was Stack Overflow Built With

Wednesday, August 12, 2009


DocX - Home:
"DocX is a .NET library which allows developers to manipulate Word 2007 files, in an easy and intuitive manor. It does not use COM libraries nor does it require Office to be installed in order to function."

Thanks to Jon Kruger for the link.